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From Shake­speare and Mahler to golf and com­edy, it’s not all about fes­tive frol­ics this month

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From Shake­speare and Mahler to golf and com­edy, it’s not all about fes­tive frol­ics

2 Star­ring Prin­ci­pals of Your HK Phil Five play­ers in a spec­tac­u­lar show: from a world premiere per­cus­sion piece to Haydn’s Sin­fo­nia Con­cer­tante and Dvorák’s Sev­enth Sym­phony. At the Cul­tural Cen­tre un­til De­cem­ber 3. urbtix.hk

Zuni icosa­he­dron: red rose, White rose A the­atri­cal mul­ti­me­dia mu­si­cal take on ac­claimed author Eileen Chang’s famed novella on the chal­lenge of find­ing love in 1940s Shang­hai. At the Cul­tural Cen­tre un­til De­cem­ber 3. urbtix.hk

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UBS Hong Kong open The city’s long­est-run­ning pro­fes­sional sport­ing event, with a prize purse of HK$15.5 mil­lion, at­tracts the world’s top golfers. At the HK Golf Club un­til De­cem­ber 11. tick­et­flap.com 9 Mahler’s Mighty third Mae­stro Jaap van Zwe­den leads the HK Phil, the Cho­rus, the Chil­dren’s Choir and mezzo-so­prano Kel­ley O’con­nor in Mahler’s mas­ter­piece. At the Cul­tural Cen­tre un­til De­cem­ber 10. urbtix.hk 8/f Plat­form X Ex­pect the un­ex­pected with this con­tem­po­rary ex­per­i­men­tal in­ter­pre­ta­tion of tra­di­tional dance styles in­clud­ing Ja­pan’s unique Bu­toh. At the She­ung Wan Civic Cen­tre un­til De­cem­ber 18. hk­dance.com

in trib­ute: the legacy of Peng Xi­uwen This homage to the mae­stro of con­tem­po­rary Chi­nese or­ches­tral mu­sic in­cludes two per­for­mances con­ducted by his pro­tégé, Yan Huichang. At City Hall un­til De­cem­ber 10. urbtix.hk 11 Shake­speare in love Cel­e­brate the 400th an­niver­sary of the Bard’s death with The English Con­cert’s baroque-in­spired vo­cal and in­stru­men­tal mu­sic, in­clud­ing Pur­cell’s The Fairy

Queen and Han­del’s Gi­ulio Ce­sare in Egitto. At City Hall. urbtix.hk 14 Bill Bai­ley: larks in tran­sit The Lon­don-based co­me­dian, ac­tor and mu­si­cian muses on 20 years of travel mishaps with his trade­mark blend of ef­fort­less hu­mour, witty ob­ser­va­tions and mu­sic. At Kitec. hk­tick­et­ing.com

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opera: Bizet’s car­men

This much-loved opera, which tells of a gypsy girl who en­tices a young army of­fi­cer into a doomed love af­fair, is pre­sented by Mu­sica Viva. At City Hall un­til De­cem­ber 18. urbtix.hk 29 richard iii BY Schaubühne Ber­lin Shake­speare’s vil­lain, played by Lars Eidinger, is at his ma­nip­u­la­tive best—com­plete with a drum kit, rap­ping and hand­held glit­ter can­nons. At the Cul­tural Cen­tre un­til De­cem­ber 31. urbtix.hk

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